Lucius was just one of the many bands worth discovering at this year's CMJ festival. Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Yuck, Jackson Scott, Roedelius and Schneider, Chastity Belt. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Jack White, Spiritualized, Yuck, White Fences' Tim Presley. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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